On April 30, 2016, the streets of center city Charlotte will light up with exciting and breathtaking bicycle racing! Come join us for the 13th annual Charlotte Criterium presented by Novant Health to benefit the Brain Tumor Fund for the Carolinas!
Racing starts with an Amateur Shootout race (category 2/3) at 5:00 pm, followed by the Women's Professional Race at 6:00 pm and the Men's Professional Race at 7:30 pm. This field of international professional men and women cyclists will compete for over $40,000 in prize money. Award ceremonies are at 9:40 pm.
Our 2016 edition will be part of USA Cycling's Pro Road Tour Calendar, USA CRITS National Series and the Speed Week Regional Series. This combined with live Webcasting with Tour de France's Commentator Frankie Andreu ensures an exciting, well attended and world viewed event.
It's a fun evening for all ages! The best seats in the house are FREE right along the mile long spectator friendly course. Start/finish line is at the intersection of Trade/Tryon Streets in uptown Charlotte.